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The Porini Amboseli Camp was at the start of our trip and really got us into our Africa experience. We went with our teenage children and always felt we were in good hands. The service was impeccable and the tents were luxurious and welcoming. Camp...More
Porini Amboseli was wonderful!! The staff went above and beyond to make our first time safari experience truly memorable. Our experience started when we were welcomed off of our plane and then prepared tea and coffee before we started our first game drive of the...More
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A really wonderful experience from start to finish. All staff are, without exception, friendly and helpful. The tents are extremely comfortable and the food is great. The game drives (the guides are fantastic) are wonderful covering the Selenkay Conservancy and Amboseli - in two days...More
On our first night drive here we were 10 feet away from a male lion roaring. It shook the Range Rover and our bodies. Our jaws were in our laps in awe and it was the most incredible experience ever! The staff, our guides, the...More
Flying into the Amboseli area seeing Kilimanjaro above the clouds what a feeling... Gamewatcher guides meeting us and bringing us to camp with a fantastic game drive through the conservancy.. Elephants galore... the right way to see ivory... such a great place... the driver and...More
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Most instances, the animals were incredibly close, at all the Porini Camps (Lion, Ambosolli and Mara) we visited. That was definitely one (of many) great positives of visiting the conservancies, vs the parks. In the... More
Most instances, the animals were incredibly close, at all the Porini Camps (Lion, Ambosolli and Mara) we visited. That was definitely one (of many) great positives of visiting the conservancies, vs the parks. In the conservancies we could drive off road in the jeep, and actually intermingle with the animals. Whereas, in the parks we were confined to staying only on the designated roads and gazing out across the terrain at the animals in a distant. Sorry, not a photo expert so can't help with what zoom to bring. I brought a point and shoot super zoom camera and (for my needs) took really amazing pics. All I can say is we were mere yards from elephants, lions, rhinos, monkeys, baboons, leopard and even had cheetah rub against our vehicle bumper.